With bump stock ban on the horizon, what now?

The Department of Justice’s recent ruling effectively banning bump stocks has left many in the gun industry pondering what bump stock maker Slide Fire will do now? In the face of an all-out ban on its products, Slide...

Orlando Shooter’s Wife Is Off The Hook

A Florida jury last week acquitted the woman accused of helping her former husband execute a terrorist attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando two years ago. Noor Salman, 31, walked away free Friday after federal...

Gun Control Advocates Expand Support

Although the March for Our Lives event has come and gone, national anti-gun organizations are stepping up their support for youth-based gun control initiatives. This week Everytown announced they would make $1 million in grants available to maintain...

Flight of the .224 Valkyrie: Why the new round is generating buzz

Introduced in late 2017, the .224 Valkyrie caused a whirlwind of interest from the gun community as this long range contender promised flatter trajectories and less recoil up to 1,000 yards and beyond. While the Valkyrie operates...

California bill upping training requirements for permit advances

A measure stepping up the training requiring for those seeking concealed carry permits in the state passed out of a key Assembly committee this week. The proposal, AB 2103, would set a mandatory minimum of at least...

Man Charged For Lying On Background Check

A Tennessee man faces federal charges for a “lie and try”-style gun purchase at a Walmart near Nashville last month. Khari Milak Whitehead, 26, of Antioch, allegedly failed two background checks while attempting to buy a...

Justice Department wants to boost ATF budget to shorten wait for NFA processing

As the Justice Department moves to regulate bump stocks like machine guns, it’s also proposing to shorten the wait time to transfer such items. For “combating violent crime,” the Justice Department proposed increasing the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,...

NEW Colt M1911A1 pistol

Theatre-made “sweetheart grips” crafted from recycled aircraft canopies were popular in WWII– but this particularly sweet longslide is tied to a key figure in firearms history. Up for bid at Rock Island’s upcoming April Premier Auction...

NSSF: What gun dealers need to know about age-discrimination laws

The National Shooting Sports Foundation warned federally-licensed gun dealers considering limiting rifle sales to customers under 21 may face expensive legal action as a result. The foundation represents 12,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations...

DICKs Finished With AR Rifles

Gun groups reacted with disappointment and disgust this week after Dick’s Sporting Goods announced new policies banning firearm sales to customers under 21 and discontinuing its inventory of assault-style rifles. Dick’s Chief Executive Officer Edward Stack made the declaration Wednesday...